David Copperfield Headshot

David Copperfield

David Copperfield is the greatest magician alive today. His 21 Emmys, 11 Guinness World Records, and lifelong career are unparalleled in magic.

Meet David Copperfield

David Copperfield is hailed as the greatest magician alive today. Like Houdini before him, David Copperfield is the most well known and well respected magician of his time. David Copperfield is available to be booked for corporate and private events. He is also well-known for his keynote and motivational speaking. Contact the Mollie Plotkin Group today to inquire about David Copperfield’s fees.

Want to book David Copperfield for an event?

Contact the Mollie Plotkin Group at 215-510-6607 to book David Copperfield for corporate or private events, keynote speeches, workshops, fireside chats, motivational speaking, or virtual appearances. Our agency will work directly with your organization and our keynote speakers to create an unforgettable event.

The Mollie Plotkin Group is the leading keynote speakers agency and entertainment bureau bringing excitement to audiences, clients, and employees. We represent subject-matter experts in every possible field, so whether we’re your partner in creating a memorable meeting, or your meeting planner’s secret weapon in securing the perfect keynote speaker, we’re in this with you.


At 18, David Copperfield left Fordham University to play the lead role in the musical The Magic Man in Chicago. He sang, danced, and created most of the original illusions used in the show. Eventually, The Magic Man became the longest-running musical in Chicago history.

At age 19, he headlined his first “Magic of David Copperfield” show at the Pagoda Hotel in Honolulu, Hawaii. By 21, he hosted his first TV special: The Magic of ABC on ABC network. Since then, David has become the most well-known magician today, with over 20 David Copperfield TV specials and documentaries and over 40 years headlining in Las Vegas. Put simply, David has forever changed the future of his art and his magic is as vast as the imagination.

Awards & Achievements

David Copperfield’s career of magic has earned him numerous awards, including:

  • “Magician of the Century” and the “King of Magic” from The Society of American Magicians
  • 38 Emmy nominations and 21 Emmy Awards
  • Living Legend Award from the Library of Congress
  • The 1st star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for a living magician
  • 1979 & 1986 Academy of Magical Arts’ Magician of the Year Awards
  • The 23rd induction into the Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History’s Hall of Fame.

Guinness World Records

On top of his many achievements and awards, David also holds 11 Guinness World Records. Some of the most notable records include:

  • Most magic shows performed in a year
  • Most tickets sold worldwide by a solo entertainer (more than Frank Sinatra Michael Jackson, or Elvis)
  • Highest career earnings as a magician
  • Largest international television audience for a magician
  • Largest Broadway attendance in a week
  • The largest collection of historically significant magic memorabilia, books, and artifacts (through the International Museum and Library of the Conjuring Arts)
  • Largest illusion ever staged

Film Advisor

Additionally, David has served as a technical advisor on several films, including The PrestigeBurt Wonderstone, and Now You See Me (along with fellow magician David Kwong). He also served as a co-producer of the film Now You See Me 2.


In March 1982, David founded Project Magic, a rehabilitation program to help disabled patients regain lost or damaged dexterity skills by using sleight of hand as physical therapy. The program has been accredited by the American Occupational Therapy Association and is in use in over 1,100 hospitals in 30 countries.

How to Hire David Copperfield

Find out how to hire David Copperfield to appear at your next event. Contact the Mollie Plotkin Group to inquire about David Copperfield’s availability and cost. When booking David Copperfield for an event, we need to know the type of venue and location the event will take place. David Copperfield is a popular choice for corporate events, private events, and virtual events. So, you can click the Check Availability button or contact us and an MPG David Copperfield booking agent will get back to you within 48 hours.

David Copperfield Booking Price

How much to book David Copperfield depends on the type of event. So, the cost to hire David Copperfield for corporate or private events is available by contacting a Mollie Plotkin Group Agent. Notably, David Copperfield is available for conferences, festivals, private parties, and events. Just contact the Mollie Plotkin Group and tell the booking agent the proposed date, time, and location.

Contact For Availability

Fill out the form to find out when David Copperfield is available.

Upcoming Engagements

Our speakers are in high demand! View their upcoming events.

Mar 07 2024

Constant Contact President’s Club – Magician David Kwong – Virtual

National Conference For Women
Mar 14 2024

The 2024 National Conference for Women – Keynote Speaker Tara Schuster – Virtual Event

Mar 19 2024

2024 Healing Hands Luncheon – Keynote Speaker David Kwong – Dallas, Texas

Arts District Mansion
No event found!

Contact For Availability